Eleventh Annual Impy Awards, the Improv Miami Prizes 2014,
were held in December in South Florida, and awarded South Florida
troupes for excellence in improv and recognize contributions to
the world of improvisation in other media.
This marks the eleventh time such an event provided recognition to an artform that has been often ignored by other organizations recognizing excellence in the arts.
In December of 2014, the Improv Miami Prizes proudly announced the winners of the Eleventh Annual Impy's, or The Improv Miami Prizes 2014.
The winners of the Impys were:
Best Short Form Improv Troupe 2014
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Best Sketch Comedy Troupe 2014
The Jove Experience
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Best Comedy Innovation Troupe 2014
Comedy School Dropouts
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Best Long Form Improv Troupe 2014
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Best Corporate Comedy 2014
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Best Murder Mystery Show 2014
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In addition to these Impys, ImprovMiami.com had competition in additional categories to receive recognition for excellence and contribution to improvisation as an art form. This is more than a focus on performance, but on their impact on the general public understanding improvisation as an art form.
Those receiving recognition in these additional categories were:
Best Stand-Up Venue 2014 - The Fort Lauderdale Improv
Best Improv TV Show 2014 - Whose Line Is It Anyway? on the CW
Best Improv Film 2014 - Happy Christmas by Joe Swanberg
Best Sketch Comedy TV Show 2014 - Key and Peele on Comedy Central
Congratulations to all winners!
If you would like to review the results of last years event, view the Improv Miami Prizes 2013 web page.